Traditional Yoga

Atlanta Awareness Weekend on March 25-26, 2017

A weekend of guided meditation at Residence Inn by Buckhead, a quiet space in the heart of Atlanta. Learn how to observe the natural breath in order to experience inner peace.

Location: 2960 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

Contact: 404 422 0659 | traditionalyoga.usa@gmail.com

Meditating on the natural breath has the power to bring balance and harmony to the mind.

This technique, referred to by Patanjali as Prana Samyama is central to Yoga and Buddhist systems.

The teaching is supported by audio recordings by Dr. Kumar.

A home practice recording is available to all students who complete the course.

Suitable for beginners and as a refresher for those who have already learned

Benefits of this technique include

The release of deep stress
Mindfulness in the present moment
Greater concentration and focus
An increasingly balanced, positive and contented mind
Increased will power, independence and compassion
Transformation of unhelpful tendencies of the mind (e.g. negative rumination, anxiety and anger)
Subtler awareness of self and others

Course Outline

9.30am to 4.30pm with morning and afternoon breaks.

The course involves a sequential series of meditation sessions that introduce the technique. Between each session there will be an opportunity to ask questions, have a short break and stretch. We will have a morning and afternoon tea break, serving herbal tea and an hour lunch break. There will be a ‘yoga nidra’ relaxation session after lunch. Theory will be covered through introductory talks and group discussions about the meditation practice will take place throughout the weekend.

The course teaches the progressive steps of the technique that can be continued as a daily practice or used as a basis for working with the mind more deeply on a residential course.

What to Bring

A meditation cushion if you have one. Otherwise, two ordinary cushions or pillows.
A Yoga mat or rug or blanket to lie down on for the ‘Yoga nidra’ relaxation session.
A blanket to cover yourself during the Yoga nidra session, as the body temperature tends to cool down.
A bottle of water.
Plenty of places to find lunch nearby, alternatively please feel free to bring a packed lunch.

Course led by Asha Attaluri by the recordings of Dr.Kumar

Asha Attaluri has practiced meditation for over 10 years. She has studied with Dr Kumar since 2002. Asha enjoys sharing the benefits of Dr.Kumar's teachings with others. Asha works full time for IBM and dedicates her time to volunteer for The Yoga Healing Foundation of America Inc. during her free time. She has experienced profound changes, becoming much more effective in everyday life with greater vitality, concentration and creativity together with a sense of deep peace and contentment. Asha extensively travels on her job and works in highly dynamic and challenging environments. Meditation has particularly helped her to excel in her professional career and personal life.

All Traditional Yoga weekend courses are led by experienced teachers who have undergone extensive training and choose to teach on a voluntary basis. Seva, translated as selfless service is an important principle in the yoga tradition. Their support enables the charity to offer courses at a low cost and to bring the benefits of meditation to as many people as possible.

How to Book

All Traditional Yoga teachers are volunteers. The Donation recognises the value of the teaching and supports our charitable work in the USA and India. For more information about the charity please click here.

Minimum Suggested Course Donation: $120 for both days.

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